LG G8 ThinQ vs LG V50 ThinQ

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Display

Display size

6.1 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1440 x 3120 pixels
1440 x 3120 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19.5:9
19.5:9

Pixel density

563 ppi
537 ppi

Technology

OLED
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

83.66 %
82.85 %

Colors

 
16 777 216

Peak brightness

600 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.5; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.5; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

16 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide
Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

 
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

Manual focus, Object tracking, RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Voice activation, Burst mode, Night mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Manual focus, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Night mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Dual-Camera, Autofocus
Dual-Camera

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.98 x 2.83 x 0.33 inches (151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm)
6.27 x 3.00 x 0.33 inches (159.2 x 76.1 x 8.3 mm)

Weight

5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.46 oz (183 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68; MIL-STD-810 certified
Water, Dust; IP 68; MIL-STD-810 certified

Biometrics

3D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
 

Colors

Aurora black, Platinum gray, Carmine red
Aurora black

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

32-Bit DAC, DTS:X Virtual Surround, aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

 
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

 
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

 
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 640
Adreno 640

RAM

6 GB LPDDR4
6 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128 GB
128 GB

Maximum User Storage

106 GB
103 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 400 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (9.0 Pie)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Health Device Profile (HDP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

USB OTG
Mass storage device

Charging connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible

M4, T3
M4, T3

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46
Bands 40, 41, 46

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A, EV-DO
EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A, EV-DO

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qi wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

22.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
26.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time

17.2 days (412 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
 

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Phonebook

 
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

 
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

 
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

 
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

 
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Feb 15, 2019
 

FCC ID value: ZNFG820UM link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.98 W/kg
 

Body

0.95 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.29 W/kg
 

Phablet

3.88 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

USB Type-C cable, Quick Charge 3.0 charger, SIM tray opener, Clear case, Stereo headset
USB Type-C cable (Quick Charge 3.0 charger), QuadPlay headset

MSRP price

$ 820
 

Availability

Officially announced

Feb 24, 2019
Feb 24, 2019
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